Decatur Lantern Parade

The Decatur Lantern Parade invites you to light up the night! Kick off the Decatur Arts Month and celebrate summer by parading to the downtown square in Decatur alongside the Black Sheep Marching Ensemble.

Event Details
Friday | May 8th, 2020
9:00 p.m.

Location
Downtown Decatur

Line up at Color Wheel Studio at 508 E. Howard Avenue after 8:00 p.m. to parade to the downtown square at 9:00 p.m.!

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Atlanta Film Festival

This event has been cancelled for 2020.

The 2020 Atlanta Film Festival (ATLFF) returns for its 44th annual celebration! The 10-day event will feature over 200 films, an incredible Kickoff Party, Writers Summits, and more!

Event Details
April 30th – May 10th, 2020

Participating Venues
Plaza Theatre | 7 Stages Blackbox
Dad’s Garage Theater | Hilan Theatre
Druid Hills Presbyterian Church | Hotel Clermont
Highland Inn & Ballroom Lounge | Paris on Ponce

The annual Springtime tradition is one of only two dozen Academy Award-qualifying film festivals in the country. The 2020 festival has received over 8,000 film submissions from 120+ countries around the world. Audiences will gather to experience the most cutting edge films across independent, international, documentaries, animated, and short film genres!

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1096 Walker Drive, Decatur, GA 30030

Offered for $365,000

This quintessential 1950’s 4-sided brick home is situated on a large lot and located in the desirable Forrest Hills community. Just a stone’s throw from Avondale Estates and close to Oakhurst and downtown Decatur, there is easy access to parks, restaurants, and shopping, but without city taxes. Unique architectural details such as the arched brick entry way with steep pitched gable and vintage telephone nook in the hallway add distinct character to this special home. The large fully fenced backyard features professional landscaping including a rock wall, walking path, firepit, and bocce ball court with French drain system.

Enter into the sunny living room with new recessed lighting and large picture window. The separate dining room has been opened up to the kitchen creating a warm, inviting space—ideal for entertaining. The updated kitchen features granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and white cabinets. Flow seamlessly through the French doors off the dining room and onto the large deck with bench seating overlooking the backyard.

Two of the three bedrooms are on the main level, each with two windows providing lots of natural light. The main floor bathroom has been updated with a custom carpentered farmhouse vanity with wall-mounted dual faucets and built-in linen shelving. The tub/shower combo has gorgeous tile and glass shower doors.

Upstairs features an updated half bath, third bedroom, and bonus room which is perfect for an office, playroom, or studio. Recent updates include brand new carpet and refurbished walls and ceilings that have also been freshly painted.

Forrest Hills is a well-established and highly sought-after neighborhood with its own nature park overlooking a creek and is within walking distance to the award-winning Museum School.

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Listing info

  • County: DeKalb
  • Subdivision: Forrest Hills
  • FMLS ID: New Listing
  • Year Built: 1951
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Baths: 1.5
  • SqFt: 1418
  • Construction: 4-Sided Brick
  • Architecture/Style: Bungalow
  • Parking: Off-Street, Driveway, Parking Pad

Schools

  • Elementary School: Avondale Elementary School and The Museum School (lottery)
  • Middle School: Druid Hills Middle School
  • High School: Druid Hills Charter High School

Interior

  • Bedrooms: Two bedrooms on main, one bedroom upstairs
  • Baths: Renovated full and half bath
  • Kitchen Description: Granite countertops, white cabinets, stainless appliances, open to dining room
  • Dining Description: Separate dining room, open to kitchen

Financial & Other

  • List Price: $365,000
  • Tax: $4,123 – 2019

Top 6 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

The rain is clearing up, and there are clear skies ahead! Set out for some fun all weekend long with our Top 9 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday – Sunday, March 5th – March 8th, 2020.

Experience the best of Atlanta’s brunch flavors, explore Springtime in the city from flowers to family fun, and even  tap into your artistic side!

With a variety of events all throughout town, there’s something for everyone – and all ages! Whatever your tastes, we have you covered with a  full weekend ahead.

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Top 10 Atlanta Area Easter Events

Spring is just around the corner, which means it’s time to start dyeing eggs and searching for the Easter Bunny! We have put together a list of the Top 10 Atlanta Area Easter Events in 2020 so you and your family can make the most of your Easter weekend!

Break bread with friends and family, meet the Easter bunny, hunt for eggs, and enjoy the beauty of Atlanta.

We have you covered with all the highlights!

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Publix Atlanta Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K

One of the southeast’s premier distance events, the Publix Atlanta Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K return to celebrate the 14th running of the Atlanta tradition!

Event Details
Sunday | March 1st, 2020
7:00 a.m.

Race Location
Centennial Olympic Park
265 Park Ave W NW
Atlanta, GA 30313

Held the day after the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Marathon, Atlanta’s marathon weekend is America’s marathon weekend! This year will be the Marathon’s second year on a new course, taking runners past Atlanta’s most important monuments, stadiums and neighborhoods. Near and far, participants will experience firsthand how Atlanta is Running City USA!

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2020 Guide to Atlanta’s Best Farmers Markets

If you’re anything like us, we are getting ready to shake off those Winter Blues! So when it comes to Springtime in Atlanta, we can think of two things: enjoying everything fresh and getting outdoors! Grab those market bags and get ready to experience the city’s local flavors at their very best with our 2020 Guide to Atlanta’s Best Farmers Markets.

Enjoy a leisurely Saturday morning sipping hot brewed coffee as you stroll through a rainbow of organic produce, listening to live music and exploring local art. Even the kids will enjoy the variety of family-friendly options, including activity centers, baby animals, picnics, and more! 

Shopping local has never been easier, and Atlanta turns a weekly stop for food into a remarkable experience for everyone.

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Congratulations to our Happy Buyers & Sellers in 2019

It was a great year for the Morris Raney Team including three personal sales, The Beacham Series cover, Atlanta Agent Magazine cover, The Atlantan Leading Top 100 list, and, best of all, helping over 85 buyers and sellers in 2019.

We are thankful for every single one of our clients – it wouldn’t be possible without your continued support!

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Pirate Day at Fernbank Museum

Fernbank Museum invites you to set sail for an afternoon of pirate-themed adventures at Pirate Day!

Event Details
Saturday | January 25th, 2020
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Location
Fernbank Museum of Natural History
767 Clifton Rd
Atlanta, GA 30307

Grab your favorite pirate costume and get ready for a swashbuckling adventure! Guests will enjoy building pirate ships along with other pirate-themed crafts and games – even a visit from the Atlanta Pirate and Wenches Guild.

Scheduled Activities

Atlanta Pirate and Wenches Guild
Shiver me timbers! Thar be special guests visiting from this local guild of pirate enthusiasts. 

Pirate Hook Craft
Wee pirates are invited to make their own hooks from cups and tin foil.

Pirate Pseudonym
Don’t be a scallywag! Every pirate needs a proper seafaring moniker—get yours here.

Photo-Op
Pose with a captain’s hat or a crewman’s scarf, and don’t forget to say “Arrr.”

Walk the Plank
All hands on deck! Only the bravest are up to this test of balance.

Tattoo Parlor
Because every proper pirate needs a tattoo.

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